Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been named the new regional director of the World Health Organisation’s Western Pacific region. Photo: WHO

Dengue fever is now like the flu, WHO chief says, calling on countries to consider ‘practical values’ of new vaccine

  • Food and Drug Administration in US gives Dengvaxia the nod, but Hong Kong officials say it is not suitable for city’s residents
  • Takeshi Kasai, the World Health Organisation’s new regional director, says disease is not containable
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Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been named the new regional director of the World Health Organisation’s Western Pacific region. Photo: WHO
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